Hooptober 8.0 – Candyman (2021)

Being Film #15 for Hooptober 2021 The new Candyman is a lot of things. Reboot, sequel...sure. But it's also a clever, brutal investigation into the nature of narrative. So much of a story is shaped by who tells it, who owns it. Watching Nia Dacosta take the original story and twist it into not only... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Creep (2004)

Being Film #12 for Hooptober 2021 Another day, another horror debut from someone who went on to bigger and better things. This time it's writer/director Christopher Smith, whose Triangle was a sweet little mindf--k of a film I need to revisit. Despite a game cast in Franka Potente Sean Harris, Creep (not to be confused... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Caveat (2020)

Being Film #10 for Hooptober 2021 Horror proves time and again to be a great testing ground for talent. The debut from writer/director/editor Damien Mc Carthy, Caveat is a tense and frightening low-budget film that may feel a little like a short film concept stretched to feature length, but there is more than enough meat... Continue Reading →

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